Creating a Career and Education Plan


The career and education landscape is changing. Recent Minnesota legislation now requires all students starting in 9th grade to have a Personal Learning Plan. If you’re in middle or high school, it means you will be hearing more about a Personal Learning Plan this next school year. If you are anxious to start thinking about some of these areas now, a new tool on the ISEEK website can help. MyMnCareerPlan is for middle and high school students to plan a successful transition to career and college

Minnesota Launches Unique Career Website for ABE Students


by Abbey Lang Cycling between unemployment and low-paying jobs is an issue that Adult Basic Education (ABE) students often deal with. To help ABE students and other job seekers understand how creating goals positively influences all aspects of one’s life, several Minnesota agencies collaborated to create the MyMnCareers website.   MyMnCareers is a new online tool, … Continue reading Minnesota Launches Unique Career Website for ABE Students

ISEEK to Host Free Online Manufacturing Career Fair


by Lisa Thompson Did you know that manufacturing accounts for one in every nine jobs in Minnesota? To recognize the value of manufacturing to the state’s economy, iSeek Solutions and partnering agencies will host a free online manufacturing career fair October 24-28 during the 2011 Manufacturing Week.   Students, career changes, and job seekers can … Continue reading ISEEK to Host Free Online Manufacturing Career Fair

Work Green! Events Finds Success


by Teri Fritsma More than 200 career counselors, job seekers, economic developers, students, and educators attended Work Green! Finding the Green in Minnesota’s Economy, an event co-sponsored by ISEEK and Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) on May 24.   The event was designed to introduce attendees to new resources for exploring and … Continue reading Work Green! Events Finds Success

ISEEK Launches Minnesota Green Careers Website


by Lisa Thompson Interested in a green career? Not really sure what that means? Then ISEEK’s new MnGreenCareers website is for you. Explore profiles of green careers, learn about green education, and get the inside scoop on the green job market in Minnesota.   It seems like everywhere you go someone is talking about “going … Continue reading ISEEK Launches Minnesota Green Careers Website

Work Green! Finding the Green in Minnesota’s Economy Event: Tuesday, May 24


by Julie Remington Get charged up about green! Learn about Minnesota’s green jobs, businesses, and industries at this information-packed event, based on the most up-to-date, accurate research, and tools available:   Listen and learn from analysts about green developments. Get hands-on experience with new online tools for career and education planning. Hear from featured speaker … Continue reading Work Green! Finding the Green in Minnesota’s Economy Event: Tuesday, May 24

3 Year-End Resources to Help Career Explorers


by Denise Felder Warning: Blatant promotion of ISEEK projects ahead -- but these make great holiday gifts for the career explorers in your life.   2010 MnCareers Grab copies of the 2010 edition of MnCareers before they are gone. This award-winning annual publication is your only comprehensive, printed guide to Minnesota job search, education, and … Continue reading 3 Year-End Resources to Help Career Explorers